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Choosing the Right Desk

Choosing the Right Desk

Choosing the Right Desk

Choosing ergonomic desks ensure that you will have the proper posture and position to perform long tasks while seated at your desk.  Back, neck, shoulder and even wrist discomfort or injury can be avoided by using ergonomic desks.  Whether you're working at the office, at home or on a laptop you need to ensure that you have the best possible setup to allow for proper posture.  This will reduce strain and help you stay fit and pain free for years to come.  Ergonomic desks typically have height adjustments that allow you to set the desk height at the optimal setting for your individual needs. 

It is important to allow for proper alignment when sitting at your desk.  Most people use the computer part of the day if not all day long.  Make sure that the desk is the proper height so that you are looking straight at the computer screen.  Improper setup can make a stain on the neck, back and eyes.  The height of the keyboard is also very important to comfort.  Many desks come with a special adjustable keyboard surface that you can adjust to any position needed.  This helps to alleviate strain on the wrist providing support to help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. 

No matter what your home office needs you can find an ergonomic desk exactly for you.  Be sure to remember all computer stations in the home, especially those of your children.  Good office practices begin at an early age so outfit them with an ergonomic desk for their room.  You can also find ergonomic laptop desks that are perfect for teens and adults alike.  

Doctors recommend the use of ergonomic desks and chairs to help reduce or eliminate the strain that repetitive actions can cause on the body.  Many times the effects of poor office furniture take months to surface.  To avoid exposure to these damaging effects it's best to choose ergonomic desks whenever you are outfitting your home or workplace office.